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Does this women's hair style have a name? [closed]

Could someone please tell me if there's a name for this women's hairdo? The pictures are from "Spy Game" and "Summer Heights High"
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How to stop reindeer skin from losing hair?

A few years back I bough a reindeer skin at a Christmas market. The first year or so it was perfectly fine to sit on, but later it started to lose hair at an alarming rate. I can now not sit on it any ...
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Removing hair dye with baking soda

Recently (3 days ago-ish) I dyed my hair a light cotton candy pink. My original hair color is dirty blonde and I only colored it (didn't remove my original hair color). For personal reasons, I need to ...
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keeping hair "wet"?

I'm a guy and have been experimenting with growing my hair out. My hair is very thick and wavy and by keeping it well-conditioned I've been able to keep it mostly under control while I've been growing ...
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How to style overgrown bangs that won’t stay put?

I have overgrown bangs that, when stretched, reach to the end of my nose. They curl into an S shape and won’t uncurl. I’ve tried brushing them out but they still stayed he same way. My bangs that ...
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white patches on bald head [closed]

I decided to go bald since I was losing hair anyway, but i did not expect the white patches. Any idea what can be done to get rid of it? I have heard of applying lemon for half an hour and rinsing it ...
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Shaving my head

I'm going bald and, consequently, I'm thinking of shaving my head. I suffer from ingrown hairs and cannot shave my face with a razor. Any advice?
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Keeping Thin Hair Clean For Longer

I am encountering an issue where my hair gets dirty very quickly, only staying clean for the day it was washed. Part of the issue might be that I have very thin, blond (think Nordic European) hair ...
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My hair is stuck in a fine toothed comb - what to do now?

My little sister was brushing my hair with one of her baby combs and now it's stuck. I've been told to soak it in water, but it won't work.
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How to cut your own hair?

With most of the World's citizens no longer being able to visit the hairdresser for quite some time, we need to know how we can cut our own hair. This is particularity a problem for those people who ...
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How to cover hair for a barber to prevent cutting that particular hair?

I lengthen my hair to be gathered to a ponytail when the time comes. I started that process about 3 months ago from starting point, that is, after totally shaving my head. My problem My problem is ...
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How can I make my hair look neat and structured?

I want to improve my hair structure. Whenever I comb my hair, they won't stay structured. It will deviate on its own way. When I shampoo my hair, it looks ok.
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How do I fix unevenly bleached hair that's already been dyed blue

I couldn't find anywhere else on the site to ask this so here goes. I just got my hair done blue at the salon. I am thrilled that my hair is now blue, but I am not happy with the quality of the dye ...
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How to achieve hair volume without blow drying?

I like my undercut, everything is fine. But when I try to get a little bit of volume, just to give some "happiness" into my undercut + slick back, it's impossible. Is it possible to do without blow ...
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What can I do about my matted hair? [duplicate]

I have a mat in my hair. It is kind of impossible to pierce the mat I have. It’s not even that big but I can’t put my comb through it... What do I do?
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Dying hair only slightly

My hair is already dark brown but I want it just a little more brownish. I think dying it is a no no since its really obvious its fake. I attach some pics of what I am looking for. It should only be ...
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How to take care of my long hair?

I am an Indian female 25 years of age. I have approximately around 2 feet long dark black hair. I try to keep good care of my hair by keeping it clean and nourished. However, I have a very busy ...
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Really matted hair [duplicate]

I have extremely matted hair! it’s really bad it causes headaches when down and is too painful to pull up into a bun or a ponytail. It is also painful to brush and wash. i’ve tried conditioner and ...
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How to comb wavy beard from looking stray

I got wavy hair and I love growing beard but I had to cut it short because I cannot trim at home as I have a vision problem so it is after every month along with hair cut. But during that time when it ...
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how to keep hairs black without using hair color? [closed]

i am losing my natural hair color as time passes, my hair turns grey that is not such a good change. i am just 21 years old and feels too much worried about this premature graying of my hair.Please ...
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Is there any tip for removing oil from hair without hair washing?

I use a oil for hair. Sometimes don't having time or any other reason I can't wash my hair immediately. Is there any way or tip for removing oil from hair without hair washing?
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How to reduce the breakage of hair, help to strengthen it and remove the dryness?

How can I reduce the breakage of hair, help to strengthen it and remove the dryness? When I brush my hair mostly hairs are comes with brush and as well as my hairs are full of dryness, I am more tens ...
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How to grow hair in this style?

Recently I'm thinking about change my hairstyle. I run into some hairsyles that I like. One of them is this: How can I grow hair like this? I have medium straight hair now, and I want to know how I ...
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Is there any simple and quick way to change hair path for men?

In general, hair is habituated to fall in specific direction and orientation. If we want to change its path quickly, how to achieve it without using advanced tools. Is it possible? Else, how to ...
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How would I go about straightening my thick, african-american hair?

Basically my hair is thick and unmanageable and I'd like to know what chemical products you would recommend for me to use to get it from an afro to straight hair (which I think is a lot nicer). I've ...
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How to lighten dark black hair to brown using lemon + hairdryer

I have dark black hair, and I want to lighten it to a medium-dark brown. I have medium length hair for a guy. I've read that I can use lemon+water solution to break down melanin in my hair slowly ...
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How can I reduce the itchy portion of growing a beard?

So nearing my thirties I'm finally reaching the point in my life where I have enough facial hear to grow a beard and it actually grows fast enough that I wouldn't be waiting several years to ...
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How to do you maintain the hair in-between coarse and shampoo-smooth hair?

My hair basically goes like this: after shampooing and conditioning, it grows in volume and while it feels smooth and silky, it's also a bit lifeless, thick, I run my hands through them and they just ...
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How to remove the wheels from casters on a chair, to remove hair?

All the answers to How do I remove hairs from a caster wheel on a roller chair? were unsatisfactory to me. Laborious, ineffective, fume-producing. How can I actually remove the wheels from the ...
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How does one efficiently clean-up loose hair strands from one's back after washing hair in the shower? Is there a gadget designed to help with this?

I have shoulder-length to long hair whose loose strands cling to my wet back after I wash it in the shower, and even toweling off is sometimes not effective enough to remove the hardest-to-reach areas ...
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How to Get Rid of Bed Hair Without a Shower

I have pretty early starts in the mornings and as a result sometimes do not leave myself enough time to have a shower before needing to leave for work, usually as a result of a healthy use of the ...
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How to make thin hair look thicker? [closed]

Hair always looks fuller & thicker on the day that I shampooed. The day after that, it feels so light & thin. Because of this, could not set or comb my hair the way I want to. Light ...
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How to fill in my beard? [closed]

I constantly feel frustration looking in the mirror, I repeatly apply hair growth cream directly to the facial area lacking hair growth for about two months now and can not seem too get that complete ...
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How can I get rid of my nostril hairs? [closed]

I've hit "2nd puberty" and now get hair growing inside my nostrils. I have little scissors to get at them but it's uncomfortable and never seems to work well. If getting rid of them completely isn't ...
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How do I untangle matted/knotted hair

My hair is severely knotted.Just two days ago, I got my first hairbrush since 2013. My hair has a bunch of small knots and one huge knot in the back. My first idea was to cut my hair to donate to ...
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How to eliminate static-y hair?

During the winter my hair gets static-y and starts to stick straight out. How can I combat/prevent this from happening? I would like something that would work while I am away from home.
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How to get rid of dandruff from hairs?

In every winter my head skin become ruff and get dandruff which cause hair broken sometime when I shampoo my hairs it is clean just for hour or two after a day same thing happened again. Can you ...
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Strong Hold Without Shiny And Hard Hair

I'm new to this part of Stack and I have a question about hair that I've been wondering about. I used a hair gel/glue called Spiker, found here on Amazon. Whenever I use this after getting out of ...
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I wanna make my hair straight permanently? [closed]

I'm a male and I have a 5 inches curly long hair. I want to know if there's a way to make it permanently straight? I want something without ironing
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How to remove gum from hair? [duplicate]

Once my little brother fell asleep with gum in his mouth. The gum got stuck to his hair so that we had to cut some of his hair to remove it. Do you know an alternative way to remove it safely?
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Bought a Do-It-Yourself Hair Clipper; How do I cut my hair without making a hairy mess on the floor?

I just bought my first DIY hair clipper but I don't want to make a hairy mess on the ground and make it easy to clean up. I've considered the following options: A trash bag – A trash bag is difficult ...
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Can't cut my hair with clippers and I have no scissors. Any other solutions?

I have electric hair clippers that are pretty much like this: It seems to cut the hair of everyone else, but when I try it, I notice it tears and rips each hair follicle/strand out one by one and ...
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How can I best to get rid of/avoid dog hair on clothes

Our labrador has long white hair and even though we regularly brush her and vacuum clean to get rid of as much as we can, we're constantly finding white hairs on clothes - even before ironing/hanging ...
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Haircare for long rough male hair

I have been growing my hair for a year or so, and it has reached quite some length. Problem is that my hair is really rough and dry. While it remains fine the day I wash them with shampoo and use ...
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How to remove facial hairs in girls without threading/bleaching using natural products?

Due to hormonal imbalances tiny hairs appears on the face of girls usually in their puberty. It can be removed through threading ,which remains for a few days only and it is a painful process for ...
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How to maintain elasticity of rubber band like it was initially?

I use rubber band to keep my hair together. But day by day , as I use them, they start to lose their elasticity or I can say that their grip gets loose, within just 3-4 uses. I want to know what I can ...
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How to trim your beard without a mirror?

I am supposed to trim my beard without a mirror and I use my palm to make sure the beard is even. How to recognize when I trim my sideburns?
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How to prevent my hair and brreads from growing in to grey? [closed]

I am 24 years old and I am suffering from a hair problem. Like some of my hairs are becoming grey from the root and my beards too are becoming grey and hair fall problem too. I have visited a doctor ...
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Is there a way that I can stop my hair from moving all day?

I wanted to know if there was a way that I could keep my hair from falling in front of my face. (I have really long hair) I use gel but at the end of the day, my hair is all greasy. Hairspray too! I ...
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How to remove / brighten yellow patches in hair

Recently I dyed my girlfriends hair with a standard blonde hair dye kit you can get from boots / super drug (cosmetic stores) and it has turned some of the hair a yellow colour as opposed to the ...
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